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  • Digital Reproductions Of Kinkade's Art
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    Reproduction Businesses of Thomas Kinkade's painting When I read the article by Susan Or lean, I am very aware of the big business Thomas Kinkade is trying to create by reproducing his original paintings mechanically using digital technique, but I have also carefully examined whether this article which discusses about the reproduction of his art works has a correlation with Walter Benjamin's essay "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction". A certain emotion or an "aura" is said to ...
  • Most Popular Form Of Art
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    What is Art Art can be said, as an expression of one's self and the feeling from the world around them. This does not only count the traditional forms of art, painting, music, sculpting, and drama. From my point of view along with the definition listed above, I believe that it is truly an expression of one's self, if it be a skater perfecting his or her skills or a business man painting a landscape of a city on his day off from work. Beginning with Neolithic Age, man has expressed himself by pai...
  • Regnault's Automedon With The Horses Of Achilles
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    Regnault's Automedon with the Horses of Achilles Henri Regnault's Automedon with the Horses of Achilles looms large in the East wing of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. The painting is over ten feet by ten feet in area and is truly spectacular. It is impossible to miss this massive work of art when walking through the hall. The painting is encased by a beautiful wooden frame and hangs in between many other outstanding paintings. This paper will cover a description of the paintin...
  • Source Of Light For The Whole Painting
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    The Last Supper has been and will be one of the most talked about works of Leonardo Da Vinci's work of art. The work of art was started in 1495 and was completed in 1498; it contained the event depicted in the bible as the final days when Jesus announced that he would be betrayed by one of his twelve disciples". Leonardo had chosen to depict the moment when Jesus says, "One of you will betray me". 1 The painting is located in the dining hall of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan Italy. The painti...
  • Painting A Work Of Art
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    Intro In late Antiquity the arts consisted of the seven artes liberal es, the liberal arts: Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric, Geometry, Arithmetic, Astronomy, and Music. Philosophy was the mother of them all. On a lower level stood the technical arts like architecture, agriculture, painting, sculpture and other crafts. 'Art' as we of it today was a mere craft. Art in the Middle Ages was 'the ape of nature'. And what is art today? Can we give a definition? Sir Roger Penrose, one of the foremost scientist...
  • Exhibition For Lawrence's Art Work And Lawrence
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    Jacob Lawrence Jacob Lawrence's unique career has earned him a National Medal Of Arts, election to the National Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Academy of Design, a National Council of the Arts commissionership, and dozens of honorary degrees and awards, including the NAACP's Spin garn Medal. His paintings has been featured in several major art exhibitions and many different museums. Lawrence's parents came from the south but they moved to Harlem where Lawrence grew up. Lawrence was...
  • Indifference To Painting In Today's Society
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    Painting: The Lost Art? I feel very strongly that there is an indifference to painting in today's society. In today's technology age, a high value is not placed on aesthetics such as painting. American society is drawn more to television programs and sporting events than to operas and art galleries. Very few paintings or other works of art would garner massive publicity in today's society. The artwork would have to stimulate the mind in a negative way to receive any attention at all. It would ha...
  • Adams Painting
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    Art Exhibit The art exhibit was in the Gordon Hightower Library. The exhibit was on Thursday, April 10, 2002 and lasted all day long and is still going on. There were not many paintings, but the two main painters were Marlin Adams and R. Defamore. Adams painted portraits of fruit and people. Defamore painted a series of paintings that were all similar but very different and dark such as "The Victim- Talking Hand and Screaming Heads" and "The Hero-To Tell Or Not To Tell". Deafmore's paintings app...
  • First Painting Velasquez
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    A master of technique, highly individual in style, Velasquez may have had a greater influence on European art than any other painter (Compton's 271-272). Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velasquez painted the truth, with what he saw in reality and nature. Velasquez's life and painting were temedous inspiration for other artists. Velasquez was born and grow-up in Seville, Spain. In his early teens; his parent notice his extroadinary talent in art. Velasquez's parents weren't rich but they managed to ge...
  • Creation Of Art
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    Art is an expression of life, which means it expresses emotions. Creation that allows for interpretation of any kind is art. I have read that art is a human skill as opposed to nature, a skill applied to music, painting, poetry etc... I believe that nature is art as well. If something is made a certain way, it is beautiful in its own right. In my opinion, I believe there is a God who is an artist that created everything. Interpreting art depends on a person experiences, their visionary thoughts,...
  • Style Of Post Impressionism
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    Art Nouveau (1880's-1914) Art Nouveau is an elegant decorative art style characterized by intricately detailed patterns of curving lines. Somewhat rooted in the British Arts and Crafts Movement of William Morris, Art Nouveau became popular across Europe and in the United States. Leading practitioners included Aubrey Beardsley, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, and the American glass maker Louis Comfort Tiffany. Art Nouveau remained popular until about the time of World War I, and was ultimately repl...
  • French Impressionist Painter
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    Impressionism A theory or style of painting originating and developed in France during the 1870's, characterized by concentration on the immediate visual impression produced by a scene and by the use of unmixed primary colors and small strokes to simulate actual reflected light. Pointillism A postimpressionist school of painting exemplified by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th-century France, characterized by the application of paint in small dots and brush strokes. Stippling To draw...
  • Pollack's Paintings
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    Question: Is Jackson Pollack's work considered art? Jackson Pollack (1912-1956) was one of the most famous American painters and one of the leading painters in the Abstract Expressionist movement (post World War II). Rather than painting concrete things like trees, people and mountains, he painted ideas like war, seasons, emotions and other abstract ideas. Pollack was also unique in his style of painting. Instead of painting in the traditional style with a canvas on an easel and sitting at a cha...
  • Painting Of Water Lilies
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    "Water Lilies" a painting by Claude Monet Claude Monet's painting are among the most well known and enjoyed works of art. On display at the Atkins-Nelson art gallery is one of Monet's painting titled "Water lilies", which is one of the forty eight painting of the pond. Many of Monet's art work was done in his studio, at his home, with his landscape being the subject. Monet was born in Paris in 1840 and moved to Le Havre when he was a child. It was there where he produced his first paintings. Mon...
  • Action Painting And Colour Field Painting
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    Explain the Abstract Expressionism Movement. Introduction Abstract Expressionism was an American post-World War II art movement. The World War led many influential European artists to leave their war torn countries to travel to America. This led to a dramatic increase in the exposure American artists got to European Modernism and other art movements such as Surrealism and Dada, which where the main influences to the movement. The art movement received its name from the combination of the emotion...
  • Original Meaning Of The Piece Of Art
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    There are many barriers to overcome when viewing a piece of art correctly. To understand a piece of art is to understand everything about it and the artist who created it. A person viewing art must look past monetary value, understand the artwork's history, and read into the language and images the artwork is expressing. John Berger explains this greatly in his essay "Ways of Seeing". Berger in his essay expresses his views on the way art is viewed in society. He expresses his views on the perce...
  • Form The Other Arts
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    A Visit to the Norton Museum I saw a lot of amazing arts when I went to Norton Museum. The one that I was interested in was Nude on a Sofa. It had a different felling form the other arts. The art had a comfortable feeling when I look at it. The art (Nude on a Sofa) was painted by Henri Matisse, in French, 1869-1954. The art give me a relaxing feeling. She was leaning on the Sofa in the portrait. The special detail about the art was that Henri outline her pink body. Also at the Norton Museum ther...
  • Abstract Expressionist Paintings
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    Abstract Expressionism Abstract Expressionism Abstract Expressionism Essay, Research Paper Abstract Expressionism is a radical style of art with which artists outdistance their models, adding full, violent colour, and bold distortion. It was created by artists who felt uneasy expressing themselves with conventional styles of art that could not correctly convey their visions; artists like Jackson Pollock, Hans Hofmann, and Willem De Kooning, were all greatly involved in shaping Abstract Expressio...
  • Reinhardt's Abstract Painting 1960 65 Ad
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    Ad Reinhardt: Abstract Painting 1960-1965 Essay, Research Ad Reinhardt: Abstract Painting 1960-1965 Ad Reinhardt: Abstract Painting 1960-65 Ad Reinhardt's painting, Abstract Painting 1960-65, is at first glance' a black square canvas. The subject matter seems to be just what it is, a black painting. There are no people. No event or action is taken except for the fact that Reinhardt has made the painting. The title only provides us with the information that we are looking at an abstract painting....
  • Year The Bauhaus School In Germany
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    For many years, Osakar Schelmmer's Bauhaus Staircase in the Museum of Modern Art in New York has commemorated one of the 20th century's most important art movements and transmission of its ideas to the United States. Schlemmer painted the piece of work in 1932, the year the Bauhaus school in Germany, closed under pressure from the Nazis. Schlemmer painted the Bauhaus Staircase as a visual memorial of the school where he had taught previously. About a year later an architect, Philip Johnson, purc...

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